• Uncontrolled sand mining led to Kerala floods. This is

    Uncontrolled sand mining led to Kerala floods. This is only waiting to happen again And it鈥檚 not just Kerala. Almost each of India鈥檚 400-plus rivers is in the grip of the sand mining mafia.

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  • NGT forms committee to assess damage due to sand mining in

    "Sand mining activities began in Alappad in the mid-60s, mainly under the auspices of the Centres Indian Rare Earths Limited and the state-owned Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited," it said.

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  • Sand mining a threat to Poyya road The Hindu

    7 days ago 路 Sand mining and unscientific construction of road were the reasons for damage of Poyya Valley Road during the recent floods, Minister for Local Self Government A.C. Moideen, who visited the.

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  • Sand mining in coastal Kerala is swallowing villages

    Oct 26, 2018 路 Sand mining in coastal Kerala is swallowing villages and displacing thousands The threat of coastal erosion looms large over the coastline between Chavara and Alappad in Kollam district.

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  • Villagers engage in turtle conservation against sand

    Villagers engage in turtle conservation against sand mining, northern Kerala, India. This is a well documented case of grassroots conservation of Olive Ridley turtles by local fishermen fighting against the sand mining industry in Kolavipalam beach in northern Kerala. Description. Kartik Shanker, an expert on turtles in India, and Roshni Kutty.

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  • Villages vanish in this coastal district of Kerala as they

    Oct 22, 2018 路 Villages vanish in this coastal district of Kerala as they succumb to sand mining. by Haritha John on 22 October 2018 . Villages along coastal Kerala are disappearing as land is devoured by mining activities. Activists call for a study of the area and the impact of mining on the people and environment, before giving clearances to mining.

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  • Villages vanish in Keralas Kollam coast as they succumb

    Jan 09, 2019 路 This stretch in Kerala is where the extensive mineral beach sand mining has been happening since the 1960s. The abandoned buildings are the remains of.

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  • Sand Mining | Coastal Care

    The crumbling coast: Mineral beach sand mining is eating away Kerala鈥檚 coast;Video June 26th, 2019 Residents of Alappad, a seaside village in Kollam, Kerala, have begun the #savealappad campaign to stop sand mining in their village which is resulting in large chunks of land getting wiped out.

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  • Minerals Resources .in

    However, mining activities on large scale are confined mainly to a few minerals - Heavy Mineral Sands, China Clay and to a lesser extent Limestone/Limeshell, Silica Sand and Granite. In fact, Heavy mineral sand and China Clay contribute more than 90% of the total value of mineral production in the State.

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  • Sand mining Wikipedia

    Sand mining is the extraction of sand, mainly through an open pit but sometimes mined from beaches and inland dunes or dredged from ocean and river beds. Sand is often used in manufacturing, for example as an abrasive or in concrete.

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  • Sand mining a threat to Poyya road The Hindu

    7 days ago 路 Sand mining and unscientific construction of road were the reasons for damage of Poyya Valley Road during the recent floods, Minister for Local Self Government A.C. Moideen, who visited the.

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  • The crumbling coast: Mineral beach sand mining is eating

    The crumbling coast: Mineral beach sand mining is eating away Kerala鈥檚 coast;Video June 26th, 2019 Residents of Alappad, a seaside village in Kollam, Kerala, have begun the #savealappad campaign to stop sand mining in their village which is resulting in large chunks of land getting wiped out.

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  • Uncontrolled Sand Mining Led to Kerala

    Aug 30, 2018 路 Kerala has lost 50% of its forest cover between 1973 and 2016, thanks to roads and dams, commercial plantations and illegal sand mining. In 2012, a sand audit of 11 rivers reported that indiscriminate mining of sand had narrowed down the width of most rivers.

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  • Villages vanish in Keralas Kollam coast as they succumb

    This stretch in Kerala is where the extensive mineral beach sand mining has been happening since the 1960s. The abandoned buildings are the remains of people鈥檚 failed agitations and indefinite.

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  • Debate On Sand Mining Hots Up | Kerala | Mathrubhumi Tv

    Kochi: A hot debate on sand mining has intensified in the state after the recent deluge. The supporters of mining are of the opinion that the mining of sand formed in rivers after the deluge will help to reduce the impact of floods as the rivers can accommodate more water and also will increase the availability of sand.

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  • NGT forms committee to assess damage due to sand mining in

    "Sand mining activities began in Alappad in the mid-60s, mainly under the auspices of the Centres Indian Rare Earths Limited and the state-owned Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited," it said.

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  • This 17YO Girls Viral Video Spurs Action Against Illegal

    Jan 22, 2019 路 Due to this treasure, sand-mining activities began in the mid-60s by the Centre鈥檚 Indian Rare Earths Limited, and state-owned Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited. Thus, slowly pushing it towards environmental degradation. Naturally as well, as Alappad lies between the sea and the national waterway, it is susceptible to coastal erosion.

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  • Sand Mining | Coastal Care

    The crumbling coast: Mineral beach sand mining is eating away Kerala鈥檚 coast;Video June 26th, 2019 Residents of Alappad, a seaside village in Kollam, Kerala, have begun the #savealappad campaign to stop sand mining in their village which is resulting in large chunks of land getting wiped out.

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  • Sand mining Wikipedia

    Sand mining is the extraction of sand, mainly through an open pit but sometimes mined from beaches and inland dunes or dredged from ocean and river beds. Sand is often used in manufacturing, for example as an abrasive or in concrete.

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  • Villages vanish in this coastal district of Kerala as they

    Oct 22, 2018 路 Villages vanish in this coastal district of Kerala as they succumb to sand mining. by Haritha John on 22 October 2018 . Villages along coastal Kerala are disappearing as land is devoured by mining activities. Activists call for a study of the area and the impact of mining on the people and environment, before giving clearances to mining.

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  • Government Orders Circulars Kerala

    Government Orders /Circulars/important letters pertaining to Mines and Minerals (Important Note: All GOs related to Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules 1967 and its amendment has become void consequent to enactment of Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules 2015).

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  • NGT forms committee to assess damage due to sand mining in

    NGT forms committee to assess damage due to sand mining in Kerala Taking note of excessive sand mining in Alappad, a coastal village in Kerala, the National Green Tribunal has formed a committee.

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  • Uncontrolled Sand Mining Led to Kerala

    Aug 30, 2018 路 Kerala has lost 50% of its forest cover between 1973 and 2016, thanks to roads and dams, commercial plantations and illegal sand mining. In 2012, a sand audit of 11 rivers reported that indiscriminate mining of sand had narrowed down the width of most rivers.

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  • NGT forms committee to assess damage due to sand mining in

    NGT forms committee to assess damage due to sand mining in Kerala Taking note of excessive sand mining in Alappad, a coastal village in Kerala, the National Green Tribunal has formed a committee.

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  • Woman who opposed sand mining attacked by criminals; 4

    7 days ago 路 Kasaragod: A woman who protested against illegal sand mining in Anchara coast in Manjeshawaram has been attacked by a gang of criminals. Reetha D鈥橲ouza (55),.

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  • Watch: How sand mining in Kerala is wiping out acres of

    Jan 24, 2019 路 The sand in Kerala鈥檚 Kollam coast is darker, thanks to the rich mineral content in it. It is said that back in the 1920s, German sailors used to visit Kollam or Quilon鈥檚 coastline to get hold.

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  • The crumbling coast: Mineral beach sand mining is eating

    The crumbling coast: Mineral beach sand mining is eating away Kerala鈥檚 coast;Video June 26th, 2019 Residents of Alappad, a seaside village in Kollam, Kerala, have begun the #savealappad campaign to stop sand mining in their village which is resulting in large chunks of land getting wiped out.

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  • Kerala government set to restart river sand mining

    Thiruvananthapuram: After the first attempt failed, and nearly a decade of hesitation later, the State Government is all set to revive sand mining in rivers falling within the Kulathupuzha forest.

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  • Sand mining a threat to Poyya road The Hindu

    Aug 19, 2019 路 Sand mining and unscientific construction of road were the reasons for damage of Poyya Valley Road during the recent floods, Minister for Local Self Government A.C. Moideen, who visited the.

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  • NGT forms committee to assess damage due to sand mining in

    "Sand mining activities began in Alappad in the mid-60s, mainly under the auspices of the Centres Indian Rare Earths Limited and the state-owned Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited," it said.

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  • Complete ban on river sand mining by 2020 The New Indian

    BENGALURU: The state government may completely ban mining of river sand in the coming years to put an end to the sand mafia which thrives unabated. It is also contemplating on increasing the.

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  • Indias beach sandmining industry set to prosper under

    Beach sand-mining is quite different in many respects, and it is an important industry whose development is vital not just for Indias economic health but also strategic interests. One of the misconceptions about beach sand-mining is the assumption that it involves quarrying.

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  • Government Orders Circulars Kerala

    Government Orders /Circulars/important letters pertaining to Mines and Minerals (Important Note: All GOs related to Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules 1967 and its amendment has become void consequent to enactment of Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules 2015).

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  • NGT forms committee to assess damage due to sand mining in

    Jul 22, 2019 路 "Sand mining activities began in Alappad in the mid-60s, mainly under the auspices of the Centres Indian Rare Earths Limited and the state-owned Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited," it.

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